News & Events

News & Events

The following press releases are available for download at your convenience.

Centennial Bank Announces Five-Star Rating!

Centennial Bank Announces Five-Star Rating!

Centennial BANK proudly announces it has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial, the nation's premier bank rating firm.

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Fraud Alert!

Fraud Alert!

IBM ALERT: "Drye Wolf" Cyber Gang Uses Spear Phishing for $1 Million Cyberheists

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Debt vs. Leverage -- There is a difference

Debt vs. Leverage -- There is a difference

Though I work for a lending institution, I enjoy a periodic dose of Dave Ramsey. For those unaware, Mr. Ramsey has built a small empire helping people get out of debt and manage their money better.

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Financial Tips for Graduates

Financial Tips for Graduates

From my post as a local bank lender, I have reviewed many personal financial situations. Credit reports, financial statements, tax returns, paycheck stubs. The good, the bad, the "What were you thinking?" Since it's the time of year for me to give unsolicited advice to people who aren't listening, here's a message on money.

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What's on Your Personal Financial Statement

What's on Your Personal Financial Statement

As a banker, I've seen some very bright people butcher a personal financial statement ("PFS"). In finance terms, the PFS is an individual's or couple's balance sheet.

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How to Win with Money

How to Win with Money

Business folks refer to this as the top line or "revenue." You can't win with money if you don't have any to begin with. Offer a service or product that people value more than the money in their pockets. Get educated. Learn something. It's the information age. Knowledge is available for cheap. But the discipline to absorb and apply it is rare.

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ICBA to Congress: Excessive Regulation Has Crossed the Line

ICBA to Congress: Excessive Regulation Has Crossed the Line

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today told Congress that excessive financial regulations have crossed a line by harming the customers they are supposed to protect.

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West Texas Endurance Joins Broadway Festivals to Host Patriotic Run

West Texas Endurance Joins Broadway Festivals to Host Patriotic Run

West Texas Endurance is pleased to join with Broadway Festivals in hosting the Yankee Doodle Dash and the Sparkler Sprint in conjunction with the 4th on Broadway celebration.

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Centennial BANK Opens New Banking Center, Hosts Grand Opening Event

Centennial BANK Opens New Banking Center, Hosts Grand Opening Event

Centennial BANK, boasting 80 years of Texas banking experience, is proudly expanding their presence in the Texas Hill Country with a new full-service banking center.

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C. Brett McDowell to Move to Bank-wide Business Development Role

C. Brett McDowell to Move to Bank-wide Business Development Role

Executive Vice President C. Brett McDowell gets promoted from Hill Country Lending Manager to a bank-wide business development position.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Redevelopment in Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Promotes Redevelopment in Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Chairman, J. David Williams, announced today that the Bank will set aside $5 million in loan funds for Lubbock's downtown redevelopment project.

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Gary C. Lawrence Joins Centennial BANK as Executive Vice President, Business Development

Gary C. Lawrence Joins Centennial BANK as Executive Vice President, Business Development

Read about the recent employment and election of Gary C. Lawrence to the position of Executive Vice President of Business Development and Advisory Director to the Board.

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Centennial BANK Earns Five-Star Rating for Financial Stability

Centennial BANK Earns Five-Star Rating for Financial Stability

BauerFinancial, an independent research and rating firm, recognized Centennial BANK as one of the strongest banks in the nation with a five-star rating.

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Centennial BANK Brings Economic Development to Downtown Lubbock

Centennial BANK Brings Economic Development to Downtown Lubbock

Eighty years of Texas banking expertise is proudly opening the door to their new downtown location on Thursday, July 18th from 5:30-7:30pm.

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Centennial BANK Breaks Ground on New, Full-Service Boerne Banking Center

Centennial BANK Breaks Ground on New, Full-Service Boerne Banking Center

Chairman and CEO J. David Williams today announced the groundbreaking of a new, full-service banking center located in Boerne, Texas.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Penny Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer

Centennial BANK Promotes Penny Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer

Chairman and CEO J. David Williams announces today the recent promotion of Penny J. Van Shoubrouek to Executive Vice President & Senior Trust Officer.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Cindy Robertson to Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Centennial BANK Promotes Cindy Robertson to Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Centennial BANK Chairman J. David Williams announces today the recent promotion of Cindy Robertson to Senior Vice President, Human Resources.

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Centennial BANK Promotes Cindy Elder to Senior Vice President, Credit Administration

Centennial BANK Promotes Cindy Elder to Senior Vice President, Credit Administration

Centennial BANK Chairman J. David Williams announces today the recent promotion of Cindy Elder to Senior Vice President, Credit Administration.

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Kevin Thompson Joins Centennial BANK as Senior Vice Presient and Boerne Market Manager

Kevin Thompson Joins Centennial BANK as Senior Vice Presient and Boerne Market Manager

Read about the recent employment and election of Kevin W. Thompson to the position of Senior Vice President and Boerne Market Manager.

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HCSB® to Change Its Name to Centennial BANK

HCSB® to Change Its Name to Centennial BANK

HCSB®, a state banking association, will change its name to Centennial in conjunction with a planned merger with sister bank, Citizens Bank.

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